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August 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

A time to joust at Renaissance Festival

A quintain –– a piece of training equipment for jousting –– sits in the jouster’s encampment at the Pittsburg Renaissance Festival. The festival runs each weekend through Sept. 24.   More...

News

Water authority to review policy

The North Fayette Municipal Authority is reviewing its policies regarding accessing private property after receiving a complaint from the owners of an apartment building.  More...

Trump says never tip your hand to enemy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Never tip your hand to the enemy. No timelines for military operations. No free pass for a neighbor who tolerates extremists or enables U.S. foes.  More...

Mt. Pleasant delays revised noise ordinance

The proposed revision for the Mt. More...

Opinion

Lewis, Gregory make difference

(AP) –– They were two very different men, very different comedians. But both had a lasting impact on the nation. Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced master of slapstick, died Sunday at the age of 91. More...

Monuments will remain lie in South

(AP) –– At the end of his life, his flowing black hair having thinned and gone white, Joseph Orville Shelby no longer looked the part of the dashing Confederate cavalry commander he had once been. More...

Measuring presidency presents problems

Perhaps the most astonishing thing about Donald Trump’s victory last November was that, according to exit polls, 60 percent of the voters had an unfavorable impression of Trump on the day he was elected president of the United States.  More...

Sports

Falcons swinging for improvement

As the 2017 high school golf season begins, Connellsville coach Brent Rockwell understands that throughout the course of the next six weeks, seeing many of his golfers gain valuable course experience will be a top priority. More...

MP girls golfers exhibit winning attitude

The Mt. Pleasant girls golf team may not have a lot of experience entering this season, but they do have one very important intangible: A winning attitude.  More...

Dodgers top Pirates, 8-5

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Taylor had three of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 10 hits as the offense picked up the pitching staff in an 8-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night.  Taylor drove in three runs and Yasmani Grandal More...

New bids sought for closed CASD schools

New bids are being sought for three of the elementary buildings closed by the Connellsville Area School Board at the end of the school year.  More...

Woman asks Fayette County court to drop homicide charge

A Brownsville woman says in a motion filed in Fayette County Court that she should not be charged with criminal homicide and other offenses that stem from the death of a man in March in Uniontown.  Keli Brumley, 20, through attorney Jeremy Davis More...

Woman accused of child assault accepts plea agreement

An Everson woman accused of assaulting a child waived her right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday, after reaching a tentative plea agreement with Fayette County prosecutors, her attorney said.  More...

Bullskin man charged with felony criminal

A Bullskin Township man was charged with felony criminal trespass after a domestic argument in Everson Borough, according to court papers.  Dennis J. More...

Obituaries

Oren L. Kinneer

Grafton, W.Va.

Oren Leonard Kinneer, 72, of Grafton, W.Va., died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at Ruby Memorial Hospital.  He was born May 6, 1945, in Portsmouth, Va., the son of the late James W. and Margaret L. More...

Kenneth Zeleznik

Mt. Pleasant

Kenneth Zeleznik, 86, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away peacefully, Saturday evening, Aug. 19, 2017, in the caring presence of his family.  Ken was born May 16, 1931, in McKeesport, a son of the late George and Sophie Petrusz Zeleznik.  More...

Hall of Fame baseball announcer Rafael ‘Felo’ Ramirez dies

MIAMI (AP) — Rafael “Felo” Ramirez, a Hall of Fame baseball radio broadcaster who was the signature voice for millions of Spanish speaking sports fans over three decades, has died. More...

Lifestyles

Bible Digest

“And his feet shall stand in that day on the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall split in the middle thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half More...

Niece’s death from Guillain-Barre Syndrome leaves questions

Dear Doctor: Could you explain Guillain-Barre syndrome? My 57-year-old niece died of it, but it’s still a mystery to me.   More...

Fay-West Calendar

Family reunions scheduled • The 92nd annual Ulery Reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 27, at Laurel Highlands Campground Pavilion, Donegal. A buffet lunch will begin at 1 p.m., with everyone bringing dishes to share. Chicken will be provided. More...

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